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Table of Contents


The Problem IRV Solves


  1. Our voting system is broken, and needs fixing
  2. How our voting system has changed
  3. How IRV would work
  4. IRV promotes majority rule in single-seat elections
  5. IRV could increase voter participation
  6. IRV promotes government stability
  7. IRV encourages sincere voting rather than disingenuous tactical voting
  8. IRV reduces the number of "wasted" votes
  9. IRV more accurately reflects each voter’s will
  10. IRV encourages civility and less negative campaigning
  11. IRV is simple for voters to use
  12. IRV ballot design
  13. IRV treats all voters equally and does not give extra clout to some
  14. IRV accommodates more candidates without vote splintering
  15. IRV does not favor or hurt any particular group
  16. The variety of runoff voting procedures
  17. IRV is superior to two-round runoff elections
  18. IRV faces no obstacle from federal laws or the federal constitution

The History of Instant Runoff Voting

Glossary of Terms